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Jan 18, 2013 11:30am PST
. a state department spokesman says that the u.s. is working with algeria and other governments to try to secure their release. no word on how many americans are still being held. the government's confirmation comes as some americans were being ferried out of the algeria. >> the manti te'o story continues. was he duped? was it a hoax? the linebacker for notre dame has yet to comment on a p concel lead something to know how much he knew before revealing the truth. questions are surfacing of interviews he did in the days after finding out about the hoax where he continues with the story that his girlfriend died. we now know the name of the woman in the blurred out photo, apparently hiring lawyers saying someone it seems to me her pictures. >> 5th california adult died from the flu sweeping the nation. the casualty was from the inland empire, and they have upgraded the reach to wide-spread in california now. the good news is that no children have died from the flu. this year's vaccine is a great match for the strain they are seeing so it offers good protection against getting sick. nation
KOFY
Jan 17, 2013 11:30am PST
that the british and algerian governments say the algerian army is trying to take control of the compound but the company has no confirmation of hostages being released or casualties. >> we have breaking news from a chemical explosion on the uc davis campus has injured one person. police say a junior researcher was injured this morning in a small explosion inside an apartment on campus. several units have been evacuated. investigators found chemicals in one unit. police say they do not know what the researcher was doing. new this morning, a blow to boeing airlines that fly the new boeing 787 dreamliner which were grounded overnight. they had to scramble to rebook thousands. unite was the only carrier in the united states to book the plane, airlines in india, and qatar, and japan and ethiopia have grounded the jets. the dreamliners were ground over flaws that could cause fires. officials are investigating battery-related problems following the emergency landing of an ana dreamliner in japan on tuesday. now the airline has put on hold the service to san jose that launched only last
KOFY
Jan 22, 2013 11:30am PST
the role of government for all time but it does require us to act in our time. >> the second term goals the president laid out went beyond what we heard, ambitious agenda from a politician who will never run for re-election. gay rights. climate change. gun control. immigration reform. protecting medicare and social security. >> they do not make us a nation of takers. they free us to take the risks that make the country great. >> republicans say the president ignored the struggling economy or reducing the deficit but he acknowledged the ongoing partisan challenges facing washington carrying over from the first term. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle. or substitute spectacle for politics. or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. >> the president also signaled a shift to a younger america, one that he hopes to tap into for legislative success. >> karen, thank you. inaugural planners and representatives of beyonce are tightlipped this morning about whether she lip synced at the ceremony. ♪ oh, say does that star spangled banner yet wave ♪ >> a marine corps band said b
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Jan 15, 2013 4:30am PST
you very much. the federal government is coming after disgraced cycleing champion, lance armstrong, with a new tactic as he begins the journey to come clean. after years of denial this new information comes. katie? ought government will take legal action against lance armstrong. abc news, the "wall street journal", and "usa today" are reporting that the justice department is highly likely to join a lawsuit filed against armstrong by former teammate. abc says the suit alleges armstrong defrauded the u.s. government by denying 9 use of performance enhancing drugs because the postal service sponsored the raising career. if he loses he could pay a substantial amount of money to the government. right now the deadline to join the case is thursday for the department the same day his interview with oprah is schedule to air. sources say armstrong admitted the drug use to oprah and before 9 interview he apologized to the staff of the charity he founded. >> the biggest test for him is how well he apologizes. most of all, he will apologize to people he got involved in the fight against cancer.
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Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm PST
government and state governments take lead. there are a lot of things moving. you can see what they do. >> so there was the mayor' reaction. we talked to him just before he jumped on a plane in washington, d.c.. so he was not able to attend the hearing today. postpone action on this particular proposal until next week. now, we also talked to the manager of the san jess yeah gun store and about this proposal z we'll have his thoughts as we continue our coverage on this controversial issue on abc 7 news at 6:00. >> we'll see you alt 6:00. >> police in london say it's a miracle more people weren't kill today when a helicopter crashed on to a busy street, slamming into a construction crane in dense fog, then plummeted below. several vehicles caught fire, debris flew everywhere. but only the pilot and one person on the ground were killed. 16 others, injured. >> we saw the helicopter just go. quite shocked. >> we heard metal falling, everybody was running 67b89. >> smoke building up.ilt and people just running and screaming. >> the helicopter pilot was trying to land in a helipad and like
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am PST
the government. >> after a three-year absence the maverick surf competition is back. today is the day surfers from all over the world come here to tackle the waves. a surf advisory is still in effect. that could mean some major waves. abc7 news reporter sergio has the details. >> photographer kevin harrington caught some great shots of surfers out testing the waters in preparation for tomorrow's mavericks competition but getting the shots was an adventure. >> we thought were going to be trashed by one of these huge waves because they were just coming way up over your head and the boat just tips over. it's scary. >> they were aboard john lynch's boat. he will be part of the surf patrol this year. >> being so close to the waves and the brakes and feeling the power and watching these guys. it's an incredible -- it's an incredible sport. you have to have some real guts to get out there and do what these guys are doing. >> the organizer of mavericks, jeff clark, was his guide. he was briefing the surfers who will be surfing what is expected to be 30-foot waves. mavericks is known for servi
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Jan 20, 2013 11:35pm EST
documents and there are big fiscal fights coming up with the debt ceiling and running the government that will occupy his time. >> if you were a betting man what would he have success with/ >> immigration is the biggest one and republicans may support that. everything he talked about, i don't think in a year he'd pass it all. >> the innaaguration of 2013 -- they are making plans to make it go more smoothly and how the badnsnds are preparing. >> what a treat we had today lower sixties. big changes tomorrow. wait until you feel the difference. ♪ ♪ aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. visit usps.com pay, print and have it picked up for free. any time of year. ♪ ♪ nice sweater. thank you. ♪ ♪ >> tomorrow will see changes learned from 2008. the metro will allow drivers to pay for parking on their way out of the lots after people were waiting in line to park and spilled out on the interstates. but that is far from the only change. >> when president obama is sworn in gene a will be one
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Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
allegiance that they say showed their love of country, but not the government. >>> and yesterday young women were invited to write letters to victims of tragedy. it was sponsored by the girls rock girls leadership sandy. they wrotelers to those from the elementary school sandy hook shooting. one was particularly affected. >> i don't like it that they killed so many people and he just want to stop the violence that was happening in the schools and to keep the schools safe. and the homes. >> the letters will be published in a book to be sent to both groups. >>> well, after a three-year absence, maverick surf competition is back. today is the day surfers from all over the world come here to tackle the waves. a surf advisory is still in effect. that could mean some major waves. abc7 news reporter sergio has the details. >> photographer kevin harrington caught some great shots of surfers out testing the waters in preparation for tomorrow's mavericks competition but getting the shots was an adventure. >> we were going to be trashed by one of these huge waves because they were just coming way up ov
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm PST
fly after winning an essay contest hosted by congressman mike honda. >> i said make the government here lirks local government more accessible to, like the younger crowd. >> krang honda liked the idea enough to send him two tik yits. another resident will be in charge of running facebook, twitter, you tube, flicker and pinterest pages for the inauguration. elizabeth thompson talked with us today from washington, d.c.. >> we just launched an iphone app so that will be hopefully live streaming during inauguration. >> four years ago, thousands were misdirected and caught in security holds. this time there will be directions for ticket holders expected. official swearing in is january 20th, sunday, big parade will be monday the day we celebrate martin luther king holiday. >> michelle obama has a new do for the inauguration. take a look. she tweeted the picture today using her new twitter account. you can see she has bangs. today her 49th birthday. >> our coverage begins on monday at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of good morning america and we'll have live coverage on abc 7 news.com
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
other governments to try to secure their release. no word on how many americans are still being held. the government's confirmation comes as some americans were being ferried out of the algeria. >> the manti te'o story continues. was he duped? was it a hoax? the linebacker for notre dame has yet to comment on a public hoax concerning an online girl lead something to know how much he knew before revealing the truth. questions are surfacing of interviews he did in the days after finding out about the hoax where he continues with the story that his girlfriend died. we now know the name of the woman in the blurred out photo, apparently hiring lawyers saying someone it seems to me her pictures. >> 5th california adult died from the flu sweeping the nation. the casualty was from the inland empire, and they have upgraded the reach to wide-spread in california now. the good news is that no children have died from the flu. this year's vaccine is a great match for the strain they are seeing so it offers good protection against getting sick. nation-wide flu is widespread in all states but for t
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00am PST
that the british and algerian governments say the algerian army is trying to take control of the compound but the company has no confirmation of hostages being released or casualties. >> we have breaking news from a chemical explosion on the uc davis campus has injured one person. police say a junior researcher was injured this morning in a small explosion inside an apartment on campus. several units have been evacuated. investigators found chemicals in one unit. police say they do not know what the researcher was doing. new this morning, a blow to boeing airlines that fly the new boeing 787 dreamliner which were grounded overnight. they had to scramble to rebook thousands. unite was the only carrier in the united states to book the plane, airlines in india, and qatar, and japan and ethiopia have grounded the jets. the dreamliners were ground over flaws that could cause fires. officials are investigating battery-related problems following the emergency landing of an ana dreamliner in japan on tuesday. now the airline has put on hold the service to san jose that launched only last
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
it is a way to get government information to the public. also in san francisco the city's new law banning public nudity will go into effect next month but today the ordinance is challenged in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four nudists in november seeks an injunction based on their constitutional rights, what they say they are. the city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance as the federal court in san francisco and attorney for the plaintiffs wants it to apply to all nudists not just the four who filed suit. >> the governor brown will attend the board of regents meeting over the proposed budget keeping fee increases off the agenda. he says the university of california schools get plenty of help from taxpayers after votes approved proposition 30. he wants more students accepted from california community college. >> san jose police want you to look at the concept of a man wanted for trying to snatch a three-year-old girl from her mother's man. it is critical to get the man off the streets before he strikes again. he chatted with her and her daughter at their home on tues
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Jan 20, 2013 2:00am PST
country but not the government. there were chevrolet gun shows across the country, and accidental shootings happened in three of in raleigh, shotgun went off and three people were hit by pellets in indiana and ohio, accidental shootings at two gun shows injured two people. no one was seriously injured. >> in san leandro today young women were invited to write letters to victims of tragedy. they rote letters to families of victims of hurricane sandy and thesandy hook shooting. >> didn't like it they hurt so many people, and i just want to stop the violence, what's happening in the school, and to keep the school safe. >> ama: the letters will be published in a book. >> leigh has the full look at the forecast. >> leigh: what a day it was. oakland high today, 70. we had 72 in santa cruz. close to those values tomorrow. live doppler 7hd mainly clear, a few high clouds near san jose, towards santa cruz, gilroy. but clear sky in the north bay. and that's where you'll find the coldest temperatures. 38 in napa. novato, 39. a little warmer towards san francisco. 51. 44, oakland. 37, livermo
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Jan 22, 2013 11:00am PST
turn. >> progress does not compel us to settle centuries-long debate of the role of government for all time but it does require us to act in our time. >> the second term goals the president laid out went beyond what we heard, ambitious agenda from a politician who will never run for re-election. gay rights. climate change. gun control. immigration reform. protecting medicare and social security. >> they do not make us a nation of takers. they free us to take the risks that make the country great. >> republicans say the president ignored the struggling economy or reducing the deficit but he acknowledged the ongoing partisan challenges facing washington carrying over from the first term. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle. or substitute spectacle for politics. or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. >> the president also signaled a shift to a younger america, one that he hopes to tap into for legislative success. >> karen, thank you. inaugural planners and representatives of beyonce are tightlipped this morning about whether she lip synced at the ceremony. ♪ oh, say do
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
"government controlled health care." >> controlled environment weather, not exactly. we have no control. >> despite what you hear there is no government controlled weather. yet. right? >> here we go. we are already getting in trouble for other's forecast and now you are doing that. i got an e-mail someone yelling at me about cupertino. 6:18. good morning to you. it is friday. we made it. the embarcardero, downtown san francisco, the trees are not moving. it is still outside. we will look at live doppler 7 hd. high pressure is over us. a lost dry air is detected. a little bit of pollution. that is another spare pair -- "spare the air" day. we could have a couple more on saturday and sunday. 27 in sap that rose and 30 in napa and concord. those are the only stations freezing. mid-to-upper 30's in fremont and redwood city and low-to-mid 40's in oakland and novato of the san francisco is 48. temperature of 31 in gilroy to 45 in salinas, the extremes around monterey bay. more warming. more poor air quality. rough surf today. worst through the weekend. next chance of rain possibly is
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Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
. is a big, big challenge. >> the trustees want to give employees a raise. government warned them today it's going to be hard to get lawmakers to approve those raises in this era of belt tightening. >> the question may be putting a damper on a program that let's solo drivers use the carpool lanes for plug in owners until 2015. so far, just 9,000 stickers have been issued. that is in contrast to the yellow sticker program that sold out of its 85,000 stickers. state senator lee wants to encourage drivers to give them more years in that carpool lane. >> more expensive and can use these vehicles on an hov lane kind of helps settle anxiety a little bit more. >> advocates predict sales of the plug in cars will pick up as the economy picks up. 1400 of the cars sold in november alone. >> there is more still to come here tonight. just ahead an 11-year-old boy had to have a receivered finger reattached and paper work snafu the insurance company is blaming for refusal to pay. >> tonight the anniversary of roe versus wade. after 40 years decisions remain. >> and new details on beyonce's rendi
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Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
power? are they selling that to the government? >> it's pretty. >> thank you. >> we're talking about cars, also in detroit cadillac ats has been named 2013 north american car of the year. it's a compact luxury sedan designed to compete with bmw 3 series. general motors, cadillac parent company says this is ar5ñ huge boost for credibility here. it was the first win in at wards 19-year history. chrysler ram 1500 won truck of the year, by wait. >> it's chilly outside. isn't it?. >> it is. >> just three days it's been so cold. highs in the 50s and upper 40s but things goring to start to change. outside we go. i tell you, high pressure starting to build in. this is a delightful afternoon. looking over the bay, just a few clouds here and there. let's take you to mount tamalpais. our camera there, you're looking towards ocean beach. . a beautiful sunset happening. showing you no more out there. we're seeing high clouds here and there. right now, in the 40s. 48 in napa. 46 in novato. oakland 55. in sanynyc4 jose. temperatures are up from this time yesterday. so... improving weather conditi
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Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
government will president will need g.o.p. support to get the legislation passed. >> thank you. the national prayer service takes place if a few hours. at 7:30 our time the prayer begins at national cathedral. tonight at 6:00 another inaugural ball is underway for the president, with lady gaga taking the stage. >> finally, it is remain warmer here in california than on the east coast. >> he was bundled up back this. >> and now mike nicco will show you how much you have to bundle up. >> look at these temperatures: about from the same in san jose and los gatos to four degrees cooler in napa and everyone else is one to seven degrees warmer. washington, dc, a wind chill of six so it is definitely colder there. here is what to expect outside: really small pockets of frost. this is the last morning of frosty temperatures. 32 at santa rosa and everyone else is mid-to-upper 30's inland and 41 in antioch and the bay shore upper 30's in fremont and redwood city to san jose and los gatos and 37 and 36. 48 in san francisco and half moon bay. it will not be so cold this morning. as we head to no
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Jan 17, 2013 1:05am PST
recently bought a 357 revolverr because he fears the government will take away his right to own a gun. >> you can make concessions with the second amendment and it keeps going downhill from there. i think people are scared and reacting to the m and and reacting to all of these shootings. personally i think they are overreacting. >> ammunition is more difficult to come by. >> i used to be able to get 50 shots for 15 bucks, and now it is almost to 40 a box. >> it has been too much of a good thing. now many manufacturers are out of stock and deliveries are six months to a year out. >> pretty soon we won't have much to sell at all. what will we have for overhead and employees and staff? >> in south san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >>> the chill is easing ever so slightly. spencer christian is here with a look, and what we can expect for tomorrow? >> ever so slightly is the expression. let's take a look and there are no clouds around. it will be another chilly night. cold in some spots. lows dropping to 30 in santa rosa and vallejo. 31 in livermore and napa. that's not as cold as it wa
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Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
communications with the algerian government. the president is being updated. >> dozens remain unaccounted for. >> back here in san francisco nudity activists fighting against the city's ban on being naked in public. that ban takes affect next month unless activists can stop it. we're live with the bare facts of the legal fight. >> the hearing lasted about an hour, the judge took this case under submission saying he knows what the ban scheduled to take affect february 1, he needs to decide this is becoming a familiar sight. nudists holing a protest. they took on the city. asking a judge for a preliminary injunction. this is to stop the been on what they call body freedom. to me nudity is a birth rate. we're born this way. >> last month, the board of supervisors prohibiting display of again talls and backsides in public spaisz including veets and sidewalks. this is after complaints from businesses of too many naked guys letting it hang out in the castro neighborhood. the nudists' attorney says her clients constitutional rights are being violated because they believe baring it all is a matte
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Jan 17, 2013 4:30am PST
government information to the public. abc7's reporter will have a live report next year on that partnership. >> the weather forecast, now. it sounds like a broken record, or for the young people, the cd is skipping. >> the cd is stuck. >> mike nicco, our meteorologist , will explain where r what is happening. >> high pressure is keeping it still and allowing the pollution to build up. the poorest air quality will build in the east bay today, the north bay, and on the peninsula. especially headed from half moon bay to the coast and to san francisco. from about the san mateo bridge south to the santa clara valley we will have moderate amount of particulate matter in the air. calm conditions about everywhere and a little bit of a wind or a breeze in napa at three miles per hour. that is stagnant air allowing the pollution to build. with the "spare the air" day and so chilly do not bun the wood. by noon, mid-50's and nicer at lunch. upper 50's headed through 4:00, and we will be in the mid-to-upper 40's at 7:00. hazy sunshine but no clouds today. low-to-mid 60's friday, saturday, a
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Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
by a lender. >> this morning, federal government regulators have rules to protect homeowners from thieves and poor service from companies that collect mortgage payments. there will be a requirement of clear monthly billing statements from the companies and they have to warn borrowers before raising interest rates. the bureau will also actively help homeowners avoid foreclosure part of an overall of mortgage rules. >> researchers at carney are out with apps that are the worst at taking personal information without letting you kow. one app on that list could surprise you, angry birds. researchers analyzed 100 most popular apps and here the other nine: frost game, dictionary.com, mousetrap, horror scope, shazam, pandora interpret radio, and background wallpaper, and virtual pets. they say that the apps collect your location, information about your device, and your contact list. >> the san francisco 49ers are holding a road trip sweep states given to a fan for the game in atlanta on sunday welcomes two round trip tickets and a hotel. you can enter by using the link we have at abc7news
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
government or passion tests. low income households could be vulnerable to dishonest preparer whose promise large refunds. lowe's is looking for 45,000 seasonal workers and adding 9,000 permanent employees. investors are not feeling too bad with a five year high on the dow after earnings from mcdonald's, google, regarding the debt ceiling. papa john is offering a free large pizza to customers who correctly call the coin toss for the game, which is the biggest sales day of the year, the chicken counsel says 1.2 billion wing portions will be eaten over the super bowl weekend. >> now 5:24 on this wednesday morning. good news as you head outside, not as chilly as it has been in the morning. >> also news, and i am just curious why we have "spare the air" and sprinkles of rain today? >> it was interesting. i thought the same thing when they issued the spare spay day -- they issued the "spare the air" day, but the cold air could be locked in the valley and they are afraid the air will not vent if you have a fire it could create issues. no one burning wood today, mid-50's to low 60's with r
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm PST
the federal government to take a look at the lending practices of san francisco based wells fargo bank. >> that is right. they're concerned about a program they claim is like a pay day loan product. >> michael finney is here now with a story of a woman comparing her experience to a debt trap. >> yes this, wells fargo prefers to call the program a direct deposit advance, charging 1 path $50 for every $20 borrowed. your loan must be paid in full when the next check arrives. the fee on the loan is equivalent of a percentage rate of 108%. a 30 day loan, 91%. annette smith of rockland needed to pay for smog repairs and registration on her truck. she didn't have the money, so they she twont her bank. now, the bank won't give her a traditional loan but suggested that she might want to use a wells program called direct deposit advance. >> i zrnt to have collateral. i didn't have to have a credit check. and i felt that that was a good service. you know? >> wells fargo let her borrow up to $500. she had to die to it her monthly direct deposit from social security. as soon as the next check
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Jan 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
that deal. >> leanne asks i e niled today. saying the government won't file ll nl the 30s. >> yes. last year, they said january 14th. do it in the 30th but not before them. >> coming up next, honoring dr. martin luther king junior. one of the largest celebrations held today in san francisco. >> and no holiday for the chp. >> we're heading to a town 49ers quarterback now put on the map. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> largest bay area bathering to honor dr. martin luther king junior was held today that. is where we heather. >> at center stage, leaders read excerpts of the writing autos one day right there in alabama, little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little whilt boys and little white girls as sisters and brothers. >> the reverend bring morz than average connection to the legacy. his mother was a young schoolteacher when she marched with king in a
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Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
the federal government is paying such close attention. >> traffic and weather are next together on the abc7 only news. here is the san mateo bridge, traffic is moving fine. it is clear. it is cold. mike nicco will have the full accweather forecast and the commute in the abc7 traffic center. >> also ahead, how low can it go, the new decline for apple stock and the investor fear leading to thehañbñ >> welcome back, the latest temperatures are in and san francisco is the warm spot at 41. 38 at oakland. 39 in fremont. 36 at half moon bay. 34 at mountain view and everyone else is freezing or below. 33 in san jose. there is frost this morning. the wind is either six miles per hour or calm. we do not have the stirring of the atmosphere. in the afternoon, low-to-mid 50's, and 57 in oakland and 58 in santa rosa and low 60's for everyone open thursday -- on thursday and friday. >> the capitol corridor train shows major delay system-wide because of this ongoing investigation of the fire in crockett. that is not blocking the tracks but early fire crews were blocking the tracks. that is what
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Jan 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
live with his bay area connection. >> as indicated the federal government considered aaron schwartz a thief, for allegedly down loading academic paper was out permission. a case many believe led to his suicide. his robin hood like advocacy had strong bay area influences. >> schwartz gave a lecture last may. >> if we've lost the ability to communicate over the internet it could be a changed bill of rights, freedoms guaranteed in the constitution he dropped out of stanford but maintained a close friendship with lessic whoççí[ spoke about him today he was going to -- an incredible soul who inspired millions who,( now weep as we've seen a crossek:÷ e internet in outrage and devastation that he would have been driven to the cliff that he stepped over. >> the cliff was felony charges by the'z. swr justice department when he down loaded research papers at m.i.t.. cindy cohen met him six or seven years ago. >> he found a bunch of kindred souls. he first hooked up with cory was here, it's a testament to the movement. it's now all over the country. >> now, his web site is filled with t
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Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
hostages. the algerian government says there have been casualties it won't confirm how many have been killed, freed or being held. >> we have to prepare our self for possibilities of bad news ahead. >> u.s. secretary of state has algerian prime minister. but the white house would not aelaborate. >> we're in communication wtz algerian government. the president is being updated. ]m terrorists struck wednesday morning, attacking a bus carrying international workers being escorted by police. and the hostages were then moved. the defense secretary says the situation has been chaotic. >> you know intelligence officials believe this man is behind the attacks. also known as mr. marb -- marlboro. he's reportedly made tens of millions in ransom for kidna kidnappings and smugglings. the state department says there is concern other attacks may nbt work autos we want to make sure any of our citizens and companies are reviewing practice ootz state department says it's been in contact with american hostages families. >> a researcher at uc davis injured in a small explosion that took place inside of
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Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
leans which showed their love of country but not the government. there were chevrolet gun shows across the country, and accidental shootings happened in three of them. in raleigh, shotgun went off and three people were hit by pellets in indiana and ohio, accidental shootings at two gun shows injured two people. no one was seriously injured. >> in san leandro today young women were invited to write letters to victims of tragedy. they rote letters to families of victims of hurricane sandy and the sandy hook shooting. >> didn't like it they hurt so many people, and i just want to stop the violence, what's happening in the school, and to keep the school safe. >> ama: the letters will be published in a book. >> leigh has the full look at the forecast. >> leigh: what a day it was. oakland high today, 70. we had 72 in santa cruz. close to those values tomorrow. live doppler 7hd mainly clear, a few high clouds near san jose, towards santa cruz, gilroy. but clear sky in the north bay. and that's where you'll find the coldest temperatures. 38 in napa. novato, 39. a little warmer towards san fran
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Jan 16, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> he recently bought a shotgun and a 357 revolver because he fears the government will take away his right to own a gun. >> you can make concessions with the second amendment and it keeps going downhill from there. i think people are scared and reacting to the media and reacting to all of these shootings. personally i think they are overreacting. >> ammunition is more difficult to come by. >> i used to be able to get 50 shots for 15 bucks, and now it is almost 32 to 40 a box. >> it has been too much of a good thing. now many manufacturers are out of stock and deliveries are six months to a year out. >> pretty soon we won't have much to sell at all. what will we have for overhead and employees and staff? >> in south san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >>> the chill is easing ever so slightly. spencer christian is here with a look, and what we can expect for tomorrow? >> ever so slightly is the expression. let's take a look and there are no clouds around. it will be another chilly night. cold in some spots. lows dropping to 30 in santa rosa and vallejo. 31 in livermore and napa. that'
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Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
to develop it. not waste this good land. >> report says local governments need to fight to preserve best quality land. >> sacramento about to lose its only major sports franchise. seattle set to restore the team lost. the brothers have agreed to sell their 65% majority ownership to a group planning to move the team to seattle. they would revive the super sonics name and colors. a condition stit insisted on when the franchise moved to oklahoma city. this sale is now awaiting approval. >> san francisco jazz scene is thriving. much of the city has the only jazz music on the west coast. this is a music hall. the center is located near the symphony and the opera. >> san francisco this, building where we're standing has become a ground zero for this new era of respect for our art form. >> jazz musicians practice what they do. how school is that? >> from fr playoff fever to super bowl fever. >> biggest little fans show their team pride. >>> coming up, violence in the work plaichls a hahn charged with murders of three co-workers blames it on a childhood in china. >> here, experiencing presi
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in a bp oil field. about 20 armed militants facility in unremarks cars. the government in algeria says two people were killed in the assault. soldiers since surrounded the living facility. the president is in talks to discuss plns on how to deal with this. >> redwood school officials settled for a $1 million for a family whose special needs child was attacked by a teacher. a teacher kicked the 5-year-old boy and berailted him. a judge convicted her of child abuse. the school superintendent said holder has been transferred out of the classroom and will have to resign at the end of the school year. >> governor brown is crushing for moron line courses throughout california college systems. he made himself heard today in san francisco. and explaining what the plan tb7uight. with moon that is the regents hope to make college more accessible bringing in more revenue. the president of the"(tzr uc sym says we're at a turningmÑ point. california no longer has means to support the uc system the wait has for decades. instead, he said it's time to embrace other ways of safing and making mone
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
this year. a chunk comes from the government. belt tightening cost $8 million its been difficult. we've lost funding and laid off about 40% of the course. and unfortunately, the need hasn't changed. >> the needs covering more than just day care. he needed help with language and fine motor skills and the program helped with specialized instruction for that. >> he loves it here, he's got a good relationship and me, too, personal whether i teachers here. >> but the waiting list grows longer and longer. the council is hoping the new budget will restore some of the money. >> i don't think there is anyone more important than improving rifs of young children. >> to find out more go to our web site. look under see it on tv. if like to host go to our community page. >> excellent. let's talk about weather. >> another lovely day, a hazy one. there is a time lapse. you can see live doppler 7 hd. beach hazard advisory for the period carrying us through tomorrow morning. a swell is building. stay back from the water's edge. tomorrow's sky conditions, sthiz, mild, highs in mid 60s inching up to upper
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Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
address was too partisan with divided government here in washington, dc, he will need some g.o.p. support to pass the big agenda items. >> the national prayer service takes place in a few hours at 7:30 our time and begins at the national cathedral. tonight at 6:00, another inaugural ball is underway for the president and lady gaga takes the stage at that. >> hand warmers. scarves. >> and a reporter posted there were hand warmers everywhere. >> nothing that we need here. mike nicco? >> we had a run on the hand warmers in the central valley over the weekend for baseball tournament at 26 degrees when the kids were playing. it feels like six where our reporter is in washington, dc. the fog we were watching in santa rosa has lifted with nine miles visibility and a temperature of 32 with quarter-mile visibility earlier. we have had reports of black ice. 32 inland and low 40's for the rest of us and upper 50's to mid-60's from noon to 4:00. the next three days, showers tomorrow and thursday and friday are cooler but dry. sue? >> a look at the drive from antioch westbound highway four bunching up
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Jan 18, 2013 5:00am PST
at the panels which are new and located at one of the main government facilities along highway 12. a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the installation project is scheduled for tomorrow and the project will save the county nearly $1.5 million in energy costs. >> we have suffered through the cold but there is no shortage of solar power. >> it has been sunny. >> most of us were in the 60's yesterday. all of us are in the 60's today. good morning, everyone. because we have this stagnant air that is warming we still have the possibility of poor air quality especially in the north bay moving through san francisco and all the way down the peninsula to san mateo bridge. eastbound, south of san mateo bridge and in the santa clara valley you going to have better air quality but we are in this together so everyone has to not burn wood today. here is a look at the jet stream and you can see the moisture creeping up from the south so we could have a few high clouds and the moisture will leave more fog in the overnight hour and warmer temperatures overnight as air with more mo
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Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
government regulations and found each can tested met the guidelines. >> manufacturer defend using water. general mills which packages green giant, say it keeps the freshness of the product. >> companies trying to address consumer concerns. chicken of the sea has tun that said no drain just a little water. green giant has vacuum packed corn that holds the same amount of corn as the regular can with a lot less water. sometimes companies do fail to meet federal standards for the amount of food in the cans. last summer, bumblebee and chicken of the sea agreed to pay $3 million to settle complaints they put less tuna in the cans than required by law. >> still ahead at 6:30, a top state lawmaker jumps into the fight to keep the sacramento kings from moving to seattle. >> will the oakland city council meeting be a repeat the meeting a week ago? the recent protesters say they will be out in force. >> live from san francisco, two weeks after an oil tanker hit the bay bridge crews are ready to begin the repair work today. >> good morning, sue, in the abc7 traffic center a look at bay bridge toll
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Jan 16, 2013 5:00am PST
executive order. new york state acted before the federal government putting in place the toughest gun control laws in the nation. >> this is a comprehensive bill that addresses the full spectrum of issues that come up. >> the fork -- new york law would require mental health professionals to report anyone deemed a threat. amen -- mentally ill people with guns is a lethal combination. >> advocates vow to range war, with the possibility of impeaching rebound if the gun control measures go too far. reporting live in washington. >> thank you. happening now, a school bus drivers went on strike in new york city leaves tens of thousands finding other ways to get kids to school. the strike started early this morning involving 8,000 drivers concerned about job protection. 152,000 new york city students rely on the buss and a third of them are disabled. this is picketing out there in the cold, in the rain, parents are scrambling on a day like this to use car pools or make other arrangements. this is going to be tough. >> san francisco police released a picket of the man suspected of killing a do
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Jan 15, 2013 5:00am PST
federal government is watching carefully? >> he could face a federal lawsuit after this interview airs with new insight on how the interview went. sources say he admitted he used performance enhancing drugs but the former president of the union is not ready to talk about the concession because he has not seen it. a sportswriter talked to armstrong and says he was ready to tell the truth. >> he was calm, ready to speak candidly with oprah. >> he could face expensive legal problems after the interview. sources say he is in talks to possibly repay some of the millions of dollars to the postal service paid if they sue to get it back. the deadline is thursday and that is the same day armstrong's interview with oprah is scheduled to air on her own network. before the interview he apologized to the staff of the charity he founded, a foundation spokesman said he was heartfelt and sincere. >> this morning, police are investigating a body found in the trunk of a car near the university. the car was parked in a no parking zone on petaluma hill road. the car was towed away last night. investigator
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Jan 20, 2013 9:00am PST
the algerian government launching an assault. yesterday morning. dozens are left dead. brian ross has the details. >>> the algerian army's third the final assault came after four days. bp ran the facility. over the course of the siege, 23 hostages died. >> for our people in algeria, for their family and their friends, it has been and continues to be a distressing and horrific time. >> two americans remain unaccounted for and a third has been identified as killed. 58-year-old fred of katie, texas. survivors said the attackers focused only on americans and westerners. including a large british contingent. >> we believe that there are three british nationals dead and others are dead. >> the good news was most of the approximately 100 western workers were freed or escaped. algerian tv aired what had said was home video taken by one hostage as a group made their escape across the desert, often past bodies. the algerians said they killed at least 32 of the terrorists. their bodies displayed on algerian tv. they were heavily armed with heavy weapons and explosive-pack suicide belts and w
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action without congress by executive order. new york state acted before the federal government putting in place the toughest gun criminal laws in the nation. >> this is a comprehensive bill that addresses the full spectrum of issues. >> the new york law blocks mentally ill patients from buying weapons and require mental health professionals to report any patient deemed "significant risk or threat." victims of mass shootings want something similar done national ly. amen tale -- do we want mentally ill people with guns in come on. >> attorney general ed meese raised the possibility of impeaching president obama if the gun proposals go too far. reporting live in washington for abc7 news. eric? >> thank you. >> this is the day we are going to warm up. mike, it is slow this morning. >> slow yesterday. slow tomorrow and overnight. we are getting less than ten hours of sunshine so we get how many hours of night? 14 hours. there is an imbalance that is why the overnight hours are frosty. they will be frosty inland we talked about that. we have clear conditions and you can see how calm the emba
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Jan 14, 2013 9:00pm PST
instant smoker, beijing did issued emergency warnings first time ever this year. seems of government can't avoid problems everyone can see. >> immanuel one third of the u.s. population 100 million people visiting san jose in the next two months. that gives awe sense of what began today in india city of about 1 million people. it is expected the host nearly 100 times its population for behind you festival that happens every 12 years. 14 temporary hospitals set up with two 43 doctors. more than 40,000 toilets built. 30,000 law enforcement are providing securities. >> still ahead on 7 news at 9:00. president obama draws new line in the sand on american debt ceiling. tonight what happens if the limit is not lifted and who feels it first. first. >> nissan íáf- >> treasury secretary geithner tell congressional leaders that the government will exhaust its borrowing limit as soon as mid february not march as expected. in the mean time president obama insists tonight that he will not negotiate with house republicans over the debt ceiling. mark matthews looks at the challenge the president i
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Jan 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
government over here leak the local government more access in to the younger crowd. >>reporter: congressman hunt liked the idea enough to send him 2 tickets. for those who won't be going in person, another bay area resident is in charge of running facebook twitter you tube flicker and pinterest for the inauguration. of elizabeth thompson of walnut creek talked with us today by satellite. >> we just watched an i-phone app so that will be hopefully live streaming during the inauguration, last time thousands of people were misdirected and caught in security holds. this time phone app will show color-coded directions to quarter of a million ticket holders crowding washington maul. official swear in as pre-described by the constitution is january the 20th. this sunday. but the inauguration, big may raid, ceremony on the steps of the capitol that will be monday the day we celebrate martin luther king jr. birthday. in the newsroom, abc 7 news. >>> and for the inauguration michelle obama will have a new hair do. she tweeted this picture of herself today using her new twitter account fl
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Jan 15, 2013 9:00pm PST
jose is cancelled. along with tom return flight obviously. u.s. government is conducting rae view. though it has reassured the public that the dream liner is safe to fly despite these problems. >> talk hi tech for a moment. today face back declared war on google. unveiling new search engine. so what will it do that is new in our lives. here's david wright. >>reporter: today facebook is getting even more personal with search engine taylor made for you. >> so this is really neat stuff. this is one of the coo coolest things that i think that we have done in a while. >>reporter: google searches everything open the public web facebook has quietly built autopsy huge database. people voluntarily sharing their like and dislike. 1 bill people sharing 240 bill photo with trillion connections between people. data you could browse before. one page at a time. now you can search it by 4 main categories. people photo places and interest. instead of searching the web for a movie you can instantly survey your friends about whether they like a movie. not just your friends you can search. >>, let's
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Jan 16, 2013 9:00pm PST
that it plans to sue the government the for protection of the sierra nevada red fox. there are only two known populations of this rare fox in california. a group of 20 near lasson peak and a family of 8 near sierra pass. it lives in remote high mountains and used to thrive throughout california and oregon. it has been listed as an in endangered species for 30 years. thy accuse of wildlife service of failing to provide a recovery program for the fox. >>> a coalition of consumer groups is asking the federal government to take a hard look at the lending practices of san francisco-based wells fargo bank. they are especially about a program they claim is like a pay day loan product. one woman who compares her experience to a debt trap. here is 7 on your side's michael finney. >> reporter: annette smith of rockland and the sacramento air aria needed to pay for maul repairs and registration on her truck. she didn't have the money so went to h her bank wells fargo. they wouldn't give her a traditional loan but suggested she might want to utilize a wells program called direct deposit advance
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Jan 19, 2013 7:30pm PST
areas the government may say its floodplain, little things and big things is how the weather is going to change our lives over the next generation, let's say. ♪ ♪ >> i could go on and on technince i started weather over 40 years ago. >> i'm spencer christian. >> when i first did the weather in 1972, we had a plex si covered glass map in the studio. i had a grease pencil and i drew the symbols and drew snowflakes. then we got into something else, that allows a person to stand in front of a screen but all the images you see at home is somehow superimposed and transmitted. >> it's been the advent of the computer that has made our job better in the sense we are forecasting better, in the sense we can see things longer out, but also raised expectations and made it harder in that respect. everybody expects you work with computer modems, aren't they perfect? no, not really but they are getting better. these weather computer models that have algorithms, we can't do them by hand. it takes a super computer three hours to crunch a forecast. you try doing that by hand or old computers.
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recently bought a shotgun and a 357 revolver because he fears the government will take away his right to own a gun. >> you can make concessions with the second amendment and it keeps going downhill from there. i think people are scared and reacting to the media and reacting to all of these shootings. personally i think they are overreacting. >> ammunition is more difficult to come by. >> i used to be able to get 50 shots for 15 bucks, and now it is almost 32 to 40 a box. >> it has been too much of a good thing. now many manufacturers are out of stock and deliveries are six months to a year out. >> pretty soon we won't have much to sell at all. what will we have for overhead and employees and staff? >> in south san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >>> the chill is easing ever so slightly. spencer christian is here with a look, and what we can expect for tomorrow? >> ever so slightly is the expression. let's take a look and there are no clouds around. it will be another chilly night. cold in some spots. lows dropping to 30 in santa rosa and vallejo. 31 in livermore and napa. that's not
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Jan 18, 2013 9:00pm PST
corporate foundation and private donations. big chunk also comes from the government. but belt tight new england sacramento has cost the council 8 million dollars in state aid over the past two years. >> it has been very difficult. we have lost quite a bit of funding in the last few years. we have laid off about 40 percent of our work force and unfortunately the needs haven't changed. >>reporter: those needs cover more than just day care. young dominic needed work with language and fine motor skill. the instance conclusion program provide special instruction for that. >> he loves it here. excited to come to school every day. he has a really good relationship and me too personally with all the teachers here. >>reporter: but the waiting legislature to get that this sort of child care program grows longer and longer as the funding shrink. child care council is hoping the new state bump it will restore some of the money but in the mean time they are hoping the public will help with do nastys. >> i don't think that there is any work more important than improving the lives of young children. >
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Jan 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
government for all times. but it does require us to act in our time. >>reporter: some of the key themes from the president speech today on the capitol steps. now the day began with public ceremony on the steps of the capitol before a crowd that may have surpassed 1 million people. david muir watched date of history unfold. >> white house salute to the president. about to be sworn in before the nation. first at one point 7 mile trip to the capitol. ahead of the president on the west front of the capitol, former president. secretary of state. cheers of national maul for the clinton. mrs. clinton lacking better after the fall. before the father arrived, the president growing girls. sasha and malia 11 and 14 wearing j crew and growing up before a nation. then their mother. first lady michelle obama. >> mrs. michelle obama. >>reporter: to thunder applause ushering in new term and the new bangs first lady tweeting blessed to be joining so many of my fellow americans gather to watch the inauguration. ♪ and then the president. walkinging toward that arch way about to see the hundreds o
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Jan 19, 2013 9:00pm PST
is over tonight with heavy cost. algerian government says 32 militants and 23 captives were killed. one american is among the dead. here is the response from washington. >>> algerian special forces carried out a final assault on this natural gas complex in the sahara desert ending a four-day hostage siege. this video taken by on freed hostage seems seem to show dead bodies lying in the sand. militants linked to al-qaeda attacked the facility. this video shows people kneeling in the sand and another group apparently being guarded by men in military style uniforms. >> their goal was foreign hostages was this man who escaped. they killed several right on the spot. algerian army moved in with tanks and helicopters but the terrorists held them off with resistance and hostages caught in the crossfire. one worker said he barely escaped with his life when algerian helicopters fired at a terrorist convoy making a run for it to safety. at least one american is known dead. he is 58-year-old fred bataccio. >> nobody is going to attack the united states of america and get away with it. >> and t
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